Meaning and name origin
Consuelo \c(o)-nsue-lo, con-suelo\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Consuelo), is pronounced kohn-SWAY-loh. It is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Consuelo is "consolation, comfort". From the title of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Seņora del Consuelo, meaning "Our Lady of Consolation". In 1842 George Sand, a popular French author, published a historical novel called "Consuelo". The heroine, a gypsy, became a successful opera singer.
Consuelo is a very popular first name for females (#577 out of 4276, Top 13%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#74030 out of 88799, Top 83%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Consuelo for girls. Consuelo reached its highest rank of #381 in the U.S. in 1920-1929 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Consuelo and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Consuelo and Connie. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).